Checking the implementation of the Program 04/CTr-TU at the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (11/09/2017)
HNP - An inspection delegation led by Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee and Deputy Head of the Steering Board for the Program 04/CTr-TU Ngo Van Quy on September 7 checked the implementation of the Program titled “Strengthening the social-economic development, improving the quality of the Capital’s human resource, building elegant and civilized Hanoians” in 2017 at the Municipal Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy speaks at the working session.
According to a report by the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, the sector has comprehensively deployed contents under its responsibility and missions assigned at the Program 04/CTr-TU and the Plan 165/KH-UBND. Particularly, the sector of labor, invalids and social affairs put satellite employment transaction locations into operation and innovated employment transaction sessions; created jobs for 148,000 laborers per year; reduced the rate of urban unemployment under 4%; enhanced vocational training and human resource development. In the first half of the year, vocational training establishments enrolled and trained 83,000 out of 150,000 turns of people, accounting for 55.3% against the yearly plan.
In addition, Ha Noi reduced 25,037 poor households, decreasing the poverty rate from 3.64% to 2.37% at the end of 2016. In the first half of 2017, the sector of labor, invalids and social affairs granted health insurance cards to 251,248 poor and near-poor people; paid monthly allowances to 184,700 social protection beneficiaries; etc.
Especially, the Department has paid special attention to carrying out policies for revolutionary contributors. By the end of July, 2017, the sector raised VND 68.13 billion for the gratitude fund, accounting for 370% against the plan; presented 9,163 savings books with the total value of VND 12.46 billion; repaired and improved 269 works recording martyrs’ contributions with the cost of VND 194.9 billion; gave assistance to build and repair 916 houses for revolutionary devotees, etc.
Besides, the sector of labor, invalids and social affairs has well implemented the prevention and control of prostitution, detoxification and post-detoxification management; deployed two projects “Reviewing and arranging centers for employment services in the capital city” and “Reviewing, evaluating the operation of improving the quality of education establishment in the area” according to the Plan. 165/KH-UBND of the Municipal People’s Committee.
Concluding at the working session, Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy highly appreciated the sector’s performed tasks to effectively carry out the Program 04/CTr-TU, contributing to strengthening the socio-economic development, improving the quality of human resource and building elegant – civilized Hanoians. In the coming time, the Vice Chairman also asked the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs to review and re-evaluate all deployed missions and figure out measures in the following months; continue implementing some key works, including: reviewing enterprises and employ transaction sessions to create jobs as well as reduce the rate of unemployment.
The sector should specify targets of vocational training so as to propose detail suggestions to the Municipal People’s Committee, he added. The Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs is also tasked to focus on poverty reduction in poor communes, ramous areas; pay attention to well performing social welfare policies; effectively manage street performances of disabled people.
By Tran Huong